Thursday night unfolded a festival of rage in London’s York Hall. BAMMA 36 was stacked with exciting 7 fight cards, arousing English nationalism as FIFA World Cup saw Britons take over Belgium the same day. With such a level of fervor, the fight came up to expectations of its fans following an electric performance by diverse talents.
Analysis and Results
Main Card Fight Rhys McKee vs. Terry Brazier
Rhys McKee first title defense wasn’t as strong as he expected it to be, as he reluctantly handed over lightweight title to Terry Brazier marking it the second loss of his young career. Brazier already had welterweight accolade under his belt and Thursday’s night win made him rank amongst a few double-weight champions in BAMMA’s realm.
After snatching the title, Brazier spoke well of his young opponent dubbing him as the best fighter he had come across thus far.
Co-Event Fight Chi-Lewis Parry vs. Lukasz Parobiec
Undefeated Chi-Lewis Parry fought desperately nailing a majority draw against Lukasz Parobiec in a heavyweight bout. Despite suffering from a torn ACL, Chi-Lewis didn’t call it quits, battling till he sealed the deal with a draw.
“Battle Of The Pretty Boys” – Anthony Taylor vs. Mike Hales
American Pretty Boy seemed too domineering for Hales as he dispatched lethal takedowns and agonizing grounding and pounding in a catchweight affair. By defeating Hales, Taylor has so far trounced two undefeated champs in his only two bouts under BAMMA’s banner. The sensational brawl closed with Taylor sealing a win by unanimous decision, as he managed to subdue a 5-0 prospect for more than 15 minutes.
Results For Other Fights For The Night
Following are the results for other fights for the night.
John Nicholls defeats David Khalsa via rear-naked choke – R2
Elliott Hoye wins over Luke Shanks by TKO – R3
Jefferson George trounces James Reedman by unanimous decision
Kingsley Crawford defeats Akonne Wanliss via unanimous decision